A beautiful novel that touches on the politics of adoption, exile and identity.
If Narendra Damodardas Modi reads the forthcoming book by journalist Kingshuk Nag he would be angry. Interestingly enough, Rahul Gandhi's reaction won't be very different either! Instead, the book is for audiences seeking a short and balanced account on one of India's most enigmatic leaders.
An enchanting fairy tale for children or a fable for all in these contemporary times of strife and stress? With balloons that speak, crows that hold out life lessons, a serpent that symbolises evil and peopled with characters like Old and Lost, diplomat Amit Dasgupta's book is something of both.
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Private investigator Dana Cutler returns in "Sleight of Hand," Phillip Margolin's best book in years. Deception is prominent, and the villain is truly vile.
The idea of buying and collecting art has changed in the last decade with a flood of informed publications and inroads by the Internet that are guiding buying choices with educated hand-holding.
A little talent is a dangerous thing. Meg Wolitzer examines the implications of that sad truth in her latest work, a sprawling, marvelously inventive novel that tracks the friendships over nearly four decades of six teenagers who meet in the summer of 1974 at an arts camp in Massachusetts.
Of Mothers and Others begins with platitudes about the disheartening state of the girl child and the declining sex ratio in India.
ESPN radio host Mike Greenberg makes his living on guy talk, but who knew he had a gift for girl gab, too? The best-selling author creates three authentic female voices in his first novel, "All You Could Ask For," about women learning life lessons through a devastating experience.
Our Victorian cottage in the oak woods of Mussoorie has a garden and two birdbaths. One of the birdbaths is open to the sky for larger visitors; the other is protected by the shelves on which we rotate our indoor plants. Hugh
and Colleen Gantzer
A new cookbook offers a glimpse of army life and contains recipes of uncommon Continental dishes inherited from the Raj. Antoine Lewis
Only one who has undergone pain and witnessed it first hand could have written this moving account of how the Kashmir Valley forced the Pandits to flee -- and then sowed the seeds of fiction that Governor Jagmohan authored the exodus so that he could 'take care' of the Muslims.
The tranquil beauty of beachside Bali is the alluring backdrop for “The Paradise Guest House,” and Jamie Hyde, a plucky and passionate adventure guide, is the delectable heroine at the novel’s heart.
Jim and Bob Burgess, the brothers who are the title characters of Elizabeth Strout's new novel, "The Burgess Boys," grew up fatherless in a small Maine town after an accident in the family car when they were young.
Amazing pictures and text that reveals everything you wanted to know about Hindu sadhus but didn't dare ask.